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Edwardsiella

 [ed-ward´se-el″ah]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria, which are pathogenic for aquatic animals and are occasional opportunistic pathogens for humans; E. tar´da can cause acute gastroenteritis and septic infections.

Edwardsiella

(ed'ward-sē-el'lă),
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing motile, peritrichous, nonencapsulated rods. The type species is Edwardsiella tarda, which is occasionally isolated from the stools of both healthy humans and those with diarrhea, from the blood of humans and other animals, and from human urine. Edwardsiella tarda is an etiologic agent of gastroenteritis in humans. The two other species in this genus are Edwardsiella hoshinae and Edwardsiella ictaluri.

Edwardsiella

/Ed·ward·si·el·la/ (ed-wahrd″se-el´ah) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae; an occasional opportunistic pathogen for humans, causing diarrhea.

Edwardsiella

a genus of bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Inhabits the intestines of snakes; found also in water.

Edwardsiella ictaluri
causes enteric septicemia in catfish.
Edwardsiella tarda (syn. Edwardsiella anguillimortifera)
causes edwardsiellosis, septicemia in catfish and eels, characterized by the appearance of evil-smelling, gas-filled cavities in muscle. Also a reported cause of diarrhea in dogs, pigs and calves.
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Effects of cortisol and stress on channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) pathogen susceptibility and lysozyme activity following exposure to Edwardsiella ictaluri.
Longevity of Edwardsiella ictaluri in the organs of experimentally infected channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus.
A major catfish disease caused by the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri, ESC costs catfish farmers as much as $60 million a year in losses.
However, channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, fed with elevated vitamin C supplementary diets did not show higher resistance to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection (Li et al.
Foram identificadas quatro colonias de Edwardsiella ictaluri em duas propriedades do municipio de Resende.
Heads up, catfish farmers: Like the old joke says, there's good news and bad news about Edwardsiella ictaluri, the bacterial culprit behind $20-million annual losses to enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC).
Similarly, Chatakondi and Yant (2001) also reported that intermittent feeding of channel catfish achieved an improvement in growth rate, feed consumption and survival after artificial Edwardsiella ictaluri infection compared with fish with on a daily feeding regime in a 10-week feeding trial.
1984), liquid paraffin (Suzuki, 1986), Edwardsiella ictaluri LPS (Saeed and Plumb, 1986), Pseudomonas alcaligenes and Aeromonas punctata (Siwicki and Studnicka, 1987), Aeromonas salmonicida (Reite and Evensen, 1994), LPS (Brunetti et al.